August 25

Personal Safety Tip Of The Week: What’s Right For Me?

This weeks post is about personal defense and what’s right for you. There is different options for different people that can suit your needs, beliefs and lifestyle. So lets start with whats out there. Let’s begin with chemical weapons. Law enforcement have used this for over 30 years. Most people still call it Mace, but on the market now is  pepper spray or O.C (Oleoresin Capsicum), what police refer to as capstun. This is a plant derived substance, basically hot pepper. Continue reading

August 11

Personal Safety Tip Of The Week: Is Your Gun Safe All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

 This weeks post is about gun storage safety. I was so excited. My wife bought me a new gun safe for Father’s day from Amazon. I spent a while online reading about safes and knew just what I wanted. Now we are not rich so price was a big deal when it came to this and the one thing I wanted was a bio-metric safe. If you are not sure what that is, it’s when you can scan your fingerprint on the safe and it opens. I have had a Gunvault handgun safe for a while and I love it. Having kids always around, safety is a MUST and the Gunvault was perfect for this. Having a key and quick access option of four buttons on top in the shape of a hand print to program in any combination you want. But now it has come time that my guns I have are too many to fit. Plus quick access to all my guns and safety is important to my wife and I. When you know someone is in your house to do you harm, you will never have time to get in the closet, grab your shotgun, take the shotlock off, and load some shells in. My hand gun was always ready with a full magazine in my Gunvault right beside my bed. But when I left for work, That was also my service piece that I carried. So my wife was left with a shotgun unloaded and not ready. Time to upgrade. Continue reading

August 6

Personal Safety Tip Of The Week

This weeks post is about home safety. We all know that when we get in for the night, we lock our doors and check our windows. At the end of the night the thoughts run through your mind; doors locked, windows closed, kids in bed, lights are off, did I shut the oven off? Done. Now in bed, the house is quite and you fall to sleep. So have you put in your mind what happens when you hear that sound from outside your room or downstairs? Really. Continue reading